Mozambique

Esperanca's daughter cooking a traditional meal called chima, using maize provided by WFP.

One Woman's Story From The Mozambique Floods

Until the floods came, Esperança Gonçalves (34) had been living a quiet life, running her shop and earning enough to feed her family of six in Mocuba, Quelimane province, northern Mozambique.

Overview

Despite having made some impressive strides forward, Mozambique faces serious challenges. Much of its rural population is impoverished and food-insecure. The country is prone to a wide range of natural hazards which regularly cause major damage and disrupt economic growth.

Flood Response 2015

WFP is distributing food to displaced people in the areas worst-hit by floods and is working with the Government of Mozambique to provide telecommunications and logistics support where it is most needed. To step up its assistance to those displaced by floods, WFP urgently needs funding.